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Blog (Swindon) - Visit Wiltshire

Autumnal Shopping and Theatre Trip to Swindon

Autumnal Shopping and Theatre Trip to Swindon

The production covers some really serious issues of the time with a great dose of northern humour.  The characters are real, and it is easy to have empathy with them. The evening flew by with plenty of laughs, the odd tear, and a few excited screeches! The final scene is spectacular in so many ways!

Longleat Fireworks

Where to Watch Fireworks in Wiltshire for Bonfire Night

"Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder treason and plot." Bonfire night traditonally marks the anniversary of the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot by Guy Fawkes and his associates on 5 November 1605. Now it's more of a celebration to get together, enjoy a firework display, bonfire and chow down on some scrummy hot dogs! We've put together a list where you can celebrate fireworks night across the county! 

Frighteningly fantastic events in Wiltshire this Halloween!

Frighteningly fantastic events in Wiltshire this Halloween!

This Halloween experience terrifyingly good events in Wiltshire. Celebrate the spooky holiday in style with frightening trails, pumpkin carving workshops, mysterious stone circles, and a special ‘Owl-O-Ween’. Here’s our chilling collection of ghoulish goings-on for all the family to enjoy as the nights draw in.

Longleat

Top 10 Things to do Over the August Bank Holiday Weekend

It’s the last bank holiday before Christmas so you’ve got to make the most of it! There are so many events and places to go, so to help you decide we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 to make sure you make the most out of your weekend.

A Review of Peter Pan at the Wyvern Theatre Swindon

A Review of Peter Pan at the Wyvern Theatre Swindon

On a cold winters night I ventured out of Salisbury and made my way to the pantomime at Wyvern Theatre, Swindon. This year’s show is Peter Pan starring everyone’s favourite EastEnders star Adam Woodyatt (Ian Beale). 

Chris, Wyvern Theatre

A spotlight on: Chris Husseyin, Wyvern Theatre

Tell us a bit about yourself and your role at Wyvern Theatre My name is Chris and I have worked at the Wyvern for many years in several different departments. I am currently the Ticket Office Manage..

Blood Brothers

West End quality production in Wiltshire

We are very lucky, in Wiltshire, in having several great venues and events which attract artists of national, and international, renown. The Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival, Playhouse and City Hall in Salisbury all offer a wide selection of top class productions, and in other areas the Wiltshire Music Centre, Pound Arts Centre and Chippenham Folk Festival offer a diverse range for all tastes.

Snowdrops

A shower of snowdrops at Lydiard Park

Towards the end of January I made a trip to the tranquil setting of Lydiard Park. The morning had been cold and blustery but luckily by the time I pulled up at the car park the weather was beginning to turn for the better. I’d heard that some of the snowdrops were already making an appearance here so I went for a bit of an investigation.

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